Torrence Preschool School News

Important KCSD Announcement

Our High School girls basketball team will play Tuesday night, March 1st at 8:30 PM at the state tournament in Des Moines.  To accommodate those traveling back from the game that night we will run a 2-hour delay schedule on Wednesday morning, March 2nd.  Students will then attend school on Wednesday until the regular dismissal time.  There will be no […]

Young Authors Showcase Talent

Hawthorne K-2 Extended Learning students wrote and illustrated their own books.  The young authors entered their work into the Lee County Writing Contest. Kindergartener Londyn Mueller reads Jordyn Ketterer’s book. Second graders Ethan Totten, Halli Tibbits, Rachel Olsen, Leah Medel, Christine Condren, and Kylee Woodworth show off their books. First grader Jaida Matlick reads to […]

Red Out 2016

Open Enrollment Task Force Meeting

Keokuk Community School District is sponsoring our third open enrollment task force committee meeting on Monday, January 18th at 6:30 p.m. at First Christian Church. Mr. Kelly Middleton will be our guest speaker for the evening. Mr. Middleton is currently the Superintendent of Newport Independent Schools. Kelly has a diverse background as an educator serving in the […]

Professional Development For Staff Monday

This year’s Teacher Quality Professional Development Day will be a mini “conference” focused on several topics. The day begins at 8:00 at Keokuk High School (Wright Fieldhouse) for a short keynote message from Kelly Middleton focusing on customer service. There will be three breakout sessions on a variety of topics in diverse formats throughout the day. […]

Board Meets Early Monday

Please note a major change in meeting time this month.  The regular meeting will be held from 4:30-6:00 p.m. in the Torrence Gym.  This is in order to accommodate the Open Enrollment Task Force work session that will be held that evening at 6:30 p.m. at the First Christian Church.  There will be a special […]

PreK Artists Share Talent

Torrence prekindergarten students show off the Christmas placemats they colored for the patients at the hospital, the residents of Hotel Iowa, and River Hills Nursing Home.

KCSD Announces Teacher Of The Year

Mrs. Martha Neff, Art instructor at Keokuk High School as been selected as the 1516 Teacher of the Year in the Keokuk CSD. Martha is shown here with Mr. Zach Wigle, Keokuk High School Principal. Nominations for this honor are made yearly, and rotate throughout the elementary, middle school, and high school levels. Nominations are […]

Helping Teach Kindness

Ms. Betty’s class’ Christmas elf is all about teaching children to be kind to people. Twinkles, the elf, asked the students to bring food to share with people in our community who may not have enough to eat. The children are very anxious to please our elf. Tonight they are to help out at home. […]

STEM Nominations Due

DON’T FORGET! 2016 I.O.W.A. STEM Teacher Award Nominations due December 11 The nomination deadline for the 2016 I.O.W.A. STEM Teacher Award is right around the corner, and we need your help to promote this award and recognize a STEM teacher who goes above and beyond to engage and inspire their students in STEM learning. This award […]